For many people, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday: lots of good food, family – and no presents. Or least, not until Friday. It’s almost like Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday in […]
Over the last year, I have been meeting with a cohort of missional pastors. We are each leading new, alternative worshipping communities. The size and make-up of our communities differ. […]
We reject God’s reconciliation through Christ when we cling to our divisions more than we cling to Jesus.
“The Sacrament of Communion is the ultimate act of reconciliation. What does God’s act of reconciliation through Christ look like? It looks like sharing in the broken body and the spilled blood of Jesus. In our sharing, we proclaim that we stand on level ground with one another with Christ as our head.”
Uncomfortable laughter turned to silence.
Like many churches, we will be celebrating All Saints’ Day this Sunday. My church also makes meals several times a year for Larry Under the Bridge. This Sunday, we will […]